Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8



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Key specs

Lens mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
Suitable for camera type
Micro Four Thirds
Lens compatible with
Olympus mirrorless cameras, Panasonic mirrorless cameras
Zoom or prime lens
Zoom lens
Type of photography
Architecture and interior, Landscape, Nature photography, Portrait, Product

Pros and cons

According to our camera lens expert
  • Pros:
    Thanks to the large aperture, your subject will really stand out from the background.
  • Pros:
    Thanks to the dustproof sealing, the lens will remain clean and clear.
  • Pros:
    The MSC function makes the autofocus quick and silent.
  • Con:
    This lens doesn't have image stabilization to compensate for vibrations.
Product Expert camera lenses

The Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 is an all-round zoom lens for professional photographers. You can use the lens with a Micro Four Thirds system camera. Thanks to the large zoom range, the lens can be used for portrait and landscape photography, as well as film. The high, consistent aperture of f/2.8 allows you to take sharp pictures in all lighting conditions. Your subject stands out from the background over the entire zoom range. The lens is Movie and Still Compatible, making the autofocus quick and silent. Quickly switch between manual focus and autofocus using the Manual Focus Clutch button. The built-in aspherical elements prevent image distortion. This lens is dust resistant and waterproof, so you can use it in all weather conditions.


Included by default

  • Lens cap (3x)
  • Carrying bag



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Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8

Specifications

Product

Product number
801481
Manufacturer code
V314060BW001
Brand
Olympus
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty

Usage

Lens type
Wide-angle
Type of photography
Architecture and interior, Landscape, Nature photography, Portrait, Product

Suitable for

Lens mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
Lens compatible with
Olympus mirrorless cameras, Panasonic mirrorless cameras
Suitable for camera type
Micro Four Thirds
Compatible with lens filter
Yes
Filter size
62 mm
Lens series
Olympus M. Zuiko

Properties

Zoom or prime lens
Zoom lens
Maximum magnification factor
2
Aperture
2,8 - 20
Number of aperture shutters
7
Fixed aperture
Yes
Number of groups
9
Number of elements
14
Type of lens elements
Aspherical, ED
Special lens elements
Yes
Image stabilization
No
Minimum focal length
12 mm
Maximum focal length
40 mm
Fixed focal point
No

Focus

Shortest focusing distance
20 cm
Manual focus override
Yes
Silent focusing motor
Yes
Type of focusing motor
Silent Wave Motor
Internal focus
Yes
Focal distance control
Yes
Autofocus
Yes

Physical properties

Color
Black
Weight
382 g
Material
Glass, Metal

Resistance

Dustproof
Yes
Shockproof
No
Water resistance
Splash proof



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